DOGS have a real place in French life, be they muscular gun-dogs chasing down wild boar or little poodles draped over a chic arm in a café.
On the Telegraph website there is a great piece about how Patch and his owner Gavin Bell took to France.
And how the French took to Patch…
Gavin Bell writes about the joys of the PETS passport scheme, the places the pair of them visited around Normandy and how the French are top dogs in the canine world. He says:
We may pride ourselves on being dog lovers, but the French are boulevards ahead of us. The health and safety tsars have yet to impose their iron will on France, where well-behaved dogs are generally welcome wherever locals indulge in their passion for good food.
As often as not, a doggie bowl of water comes unbidden with the menu.
Then Patch and Gavin finish with a stroll along a seaside boardwalk and find that it’s far from a dog’s life in France.
To read the full article (reg req) please, click here…